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Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
titled -- there is this story from "the weekly standard" focusing on the midterm elections -- next is james joining us this morning from valley village, california. i don't really consider myself an independent or republican or democrat. i see myself as a humanitarian. being that i dedicated my life to traveling the world, i don't see where any types of war or weapons is the solution to anything. next is kathleen from texas. caller: good morning. i am a military mother. quit the military. he trains people for three times what he makes as a private contractor. america is in decline because we have outsourced our wealth. 40% of americans make under 20,000 a year. torture and not outsourced every, -- and outsource slavery. more americans than al qaeda on 9/11 and 10 times the amount of iraq ease and saddam, and he gets a library. that is why america is a joke. i love you, steve. host: kathleen from texas. continue our feature, first ladies, influence and image. you can watch the program every monday beginning at 9:00 eastern time here on c-span. all of the programs from martha washing
Dec 10, 2013 7:00am EST
that working- class people are not getting elected to political office. >> doesn't matter there is a disparity between most elected officials and the citizens they represent? sunday night at 9:00. levinary, mark op will take your questions on c- span2. we want to know what your favorite works were in 2013. join other readers to discuss the notable books published this year. this is the oldest building in plains. the hustle and bustle of the campaign. you had tables and phones going off and letters and ms. rosalynn was here. this is where rosalynn carter helped organize the peanut brigade. that wasn't offshoot of the high neighbor campaign used during the run for governor. it was a way using volunteers going door to door and spreading the word. it was so effective it helps them get elected to the presidency. program on first lady rosalynn carter. we start our encore presentations on monday with it if roosevelt to grace coolidge. >> "washington journal" continues. expected touse is adjourn for the rest of the year on friday. looking for agreement on a new budget deal. joining us is con
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am EST
2014 elections are a highlight of "the wall street journal" this morning. michelle is from chicago on the oppose line. good morning. i am opposed to the drones. chicago and ie in am always worried about terror attacks and we are on high alert , i live in an area where summary foreclosures and empty homes. we just had to merge schools and you have money for drones? i don't understand things like that. i don't understand how they have closed so many mental facilities here. we have these people walking in our neighborhood and we are afraid. we have so many people out of work and this would just take more jobs from our countrymen. i don't agree, i don't understand it, and i don't understand how -- no one has even heard of this. i am very concerned. in "the wall street journal close quote there is a story about the changes in the inner circle of president obama. several allies of the white house, kevin from louisiana on hours port line. i am actually for the drones for one big reason. we used to be the king of technology in america. forward.want to move for our country to move forward in t
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am EST
her neighbors. they were elected by us to us as their constituents. let's get together and work on the issue and fix the problems. the website is such a small thing. the problem we have is the law. it is a bad law. it may be the law of the land, of thevery was the law land at one time and we got rid of it. laws go away. sometimes we need to fix it. there was a whole generation -- raised onht socialism being bad and being told that communists were out to get them. this is socialized health care. this is what it is. people are falling for it. calling it a single- payer system. it is all ms. -- a mess. you want to get people health insurance? get them jobs. empower the individual. they will get health insurance and live a better life and provide for their children and hope that their children can have a better life. harrisburg, pennsylvania. republican. caller: hi. think obama is a little bit nonchalant about health care. if we cannot appeal this lot right now, wait until he gets out of office and then appeal law. too many people are suffering. thank you. host: should someone be fired
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
have. that if romney were elected, we would be coming out of this by now. with all this government regulation and the government goes -- the government knows best and comes first, as sky has never worked hard. arrogant,most polarizing, racist president we have ever had. the only people making excuses for him are the morally weak and politically correct liberal white apologists and the plaque -- and the black racists in the name of political correctness. everyone else is realistic enough to see the frog has dissipated and this guy is a total fraud. he will go down as one of the worst presidents this country has ever had. he does not care about the pain the americans are going through. >> joe from new york, good morning. caller: good morning. thank he was right 10 years ago when he said increasing domestic oil wouldtion in north dakota stimulate and create jobs. i remember senator kerry was opposed to that. now it and it up being right because every million barrels we produce here, we generate $60 billion per year in revenues from that. i would say the republicans are right o
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am EST
was elected and they checked off everything on the checklist. make him an illegitimate president, reduce women's rights, roll back women's reproductive rights, keep illegals out of the country, stop everything that obama wants to do because that is what they wanted to do, to take as many days off as they want to, they go out and raise money for their elections. they are doing exactly what they want to. with just two weeks left in this first session of the hundred 13th congress, what do thing needs to be done here, what are the must do's before congress gets out of town at the we of the month? caller: need to pass a budget. they need to do something about immigration. need to have a raise for people on social security so need to have a raise for people on social security so they can live in dignity for their last couple of years in life. host: with just two weeks to go do think there is to do that? doler: all they're going to talking about obamacare until it starts working. host: yesterday on abc this week , republican congressman tom cole came in to talk about congress is to do l
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am EST
election year. the house is expected to adjourn for the year on friday and the senate shortly after. a lot of high-profile legislation still hanging in the balance. it is the list of what is likely to make it through the 113th congress. i think the only thing that is likely to get through is the defense authorization act. will see what gets included. one thing we will be watching is to see whether any legislation sanctioning iran is added to that bill. the administration is doing everything it can to prevent congress from doing that but a lot of members are still interested in adding sanctions to iran. another thing to watch for is the farm bill. if they cannot get a deal they are going to have to extend existing -- finally the senate are here for and asked her week. they will look at a lot of nominations, particularly after the filibuster changes republicans ran through a couple of weeks ago. among the big nominees are the new chairwoman of the federal reserve, jackie ellen. -- a number of articles suggest this is the most unproductive congress ever. why is it so hard to get anything
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am EST
process. theelson mandela became first democratically elected black president of south africa, here is a clip. [video clip] men sacrificed their lives so that we could be free. our dreams have become realities. humbled and elevated by the order and privilege that you, the people of south africa, have the stowed on us. bestowed on us. we will lead our country out of the valley of darkness. we understand that there is no easy road to freedom. we know it well. can achieve success alone. we must act together as a united people for national reconciliation. for the birth of a new world. let there be justice for all. let there be peace for all. let there be bread and water for all. for each, the body, the mind and the soul have been freed to tooth -- to for fill themselves -- to fulfill themselves. never, shall it be, that this land will again experience the oppression of one by another. [applause] and suffer the indignity of being the -- of the world. -- on so glorious a human achievement. let freedom ring. from may of 1994, that speech. all of our coverage of nelson mandela is available on ou
Dec 2, 2013 7:45am EST
followed by a whole election year. this time you don't have a moment like that. is going to be a lot harder for him to dig out of a hole like this. even with three more years to go? at what point does the public and washington d.c. just start looking ahead to the next president? quickly, given our media environment for one. it is pretty easy to write off a lame-duck president. highlighted another obstacle is facing in trying to dig out of -- perceptions are set. increasingly the closer we get to 2016 there are going to be -- they are going to be more and more fixed. is the biggest challenge the white house faces. tot: if you want to talk legacy -- about obama's legacy and how he's doing with these issues, specifically, some of the criticism he has received, give us a call. guest: with the national security agency's eavesdropping ask posers your car he was saying here is not aware that the united states is eavesdropping on the german chancellor's personal cell phone. obviously the glitches to the health care website is another that he has acknowledged he was not prepare
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